Modal verb Why doesn't it like the word 'caught'?
The perfect tense verb, “caught”, may not be in the proper form. Because it is used with a modal verb, the perfect tense verb should be in the root form.
Incorrect: Kate could had finished eating her meal, but she was anxious to leave the house.
Correct: Kate could have finished eating her meal, but she was anxious to leave the house.
Anyone can get caught in the Chomsky splatter gun effect; after all Chomsky likes to identify with those who he deems are struggling, whatever their ideology.
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